AGLCC Awards


Congratulations to all our

Nominees and Winners

At the December 18th AGLCC Holiday Party, we will be recognizing deserving members of the chamber and community.  The nominees below were selected by the board of directors, but the final winners will be selected by you!  Vote using the form below... and RSVP online to hear the winners announced at the holiday gala. 

  • Most Valuable Volunteer - Carlos Chacon
    A community member who has gone above and beyond as a volunteer, helping the AGLCC with planning and at events. This member exemplifies the “I can do that” attitude.

  • Carlos Chacon

    Ever wondered who that guy is who is always at check-in or taking pictures? That's Carlos! He has stepped in to help time and time again to assist the Chamber at events (even at short notice). Carlos has become an invaluable asset to the AGLCC!

  • Casey Jordan

    Casey Jordan stepped in to help the Chamber secure cars for the Pride Parade. Not one, not two, but three of the cutest little Fiats you've ever seen. And that good looking guy driving the snazzy one in the middle? Yep, that was Casey!

  • Frank Andrew

    Frank initially began volunteering for the chamber as part of a school project, then we wouldn't let him leave. He didn't seem to object as he has stayed on and even brought in additional volunteers to help us at events. Plus he's incredibly cute!

  • Jeff Arnold

    Jeff Arnold has stepped up to help the Chamber with The Agenda and advertising sales. With his help, the last Agenda sold out for the very first time. Thanks, Jeff!

  • "They’re Giving It Away" - Frot Vodka
    Chamber member who has provided their professional expertise or services to the AGLCC either at unpaid, greatly reduced or bartered rates. This member exemplifies generosity.

  • Cherico Creative

    Cherico Creative has been instrumental in the design and direction of the AGLCC’s look for the #BigGay Kickoff, #BigGay Bags, and Pride.

  • Frot Vodka

    Frot Vodka has stepped up for multiple events in 2013 as a liquor/beverage sponsor including multiple happy hours and our Sweet 16 party.

  • Midtown Independence Title

    Midtown has donated office and meeting space, printing and copying, storage and been the unofficial home of the Chamber over the last two years.

  • PostNet Far West

    PostNet Far West has consistently provided the Chamber with deeply discounted printing services and sneaks on specials. What most don’t realize is how much PostNet has given to the Chamber in free printing throughout the year.

  • therepubliq

    therepubliq has donated countless hours of design and layout work to make The Agenda possible.

  • Social Media Diva - Law Office of Kelley J. Dwyer, PLLC
    Chamber member who has promoted the AGLCC extensively through social media (Facebook, Twitter). This member exemplifies “social media diva” in their promotion and enthusiasm for the AGLCC.

  • Connect ATX

    Nikki and ConnectATX did a fantastic job taking pictures in 2013 at events like the Sweet 16 Anniversary Party, Gay Pride and Chamber networking events including posting and promoting on social media like FaceBook.

  • Law Office of Kelley J. Dwyer, PLLC

    Kelley is probably our most prolific sharer/retweeter of all our membership. Her promotion of the Chamber and its events are only rivaled by her cat pictures. Love you, Kelley!

  • PostNet Far West

    PostNet Far West (and Scott) not only is a consistent sharer/retweeter but has also created original content based on the work they have done for the chamber. Plus, their products make the Chamber look really good!

  • therepubliq

    Therepubliq (and Chase) not only shares but often posts their own pictures of Chamber events and promote them on social media. 2012 winner.

  • Non-Profit of the Year - The Care Communities
    Chamber member, LGBT non-profit category, who has promoted the chamber through their events, membership/volunteers, and participation. This member exemplifies the “we’re all in this together” attitude.

  • AIDS Services of Austin

    AIDS Services of Austin established a revolutionary partnership with the Chamber on the AIDS Walk Austin sponsorships. It is a great model for other non-profits on how to leverage the AGLCC and its membership.

  • OutCast Austin

    OutCast Austin has consistently featured the chamber in its programming and frequently promotes chamber events.

  • The Care Communities

    The Care Communities was the first non-profit member in many moons to host an event at their offices. It also made a point to use Chamber members as vendors for their very successful 2013 fundraiser.

  • Member of the Year - PostNet Far West
    Chamber member who combines the volunteer, the provider, the promoter, the referrer and the ambassador. This member exemplifies the ideal chamber member and is an example of what we all can achieve through chamber membership.

  • Law Office of Kelley J. Dwyer, PLLC

    Kelley is the total package in a straight ally. Kelley promotes chamber events and activities through social media, was a 2nd year distributor of the gay dollars at Pride, one of the first advertisers in The Agenda and a strong advocate for the LGBT business community.

  • Midtown Independence Title

    Midtown has become the unofficial home of the AGLCC providing meeting space and other office services. In addition, they were certified as an LGBT Business Enterprise last year and were the only Chamber member to attend the NGLCC conference in Dallas this past summer. Midtown has also shown its dedication to the community by consistently supporting organizations including volunteering for the AGLCC at PRIDE; sponsoring many community events; and sharing its resources to Austin Tennis Club, HRC Austin, etc.

  • PostNet Far West

    Even beyond the assistance they have provided by promoting the AGLCC via social media and assisting the Chamber with printing and banner production, PostNet has been a constant presence at our monthly networking events, be it Scott Jarvis or one of his co-workers. They represent a combination of the best of chamber membership... promotion, donation, and attendance.

  • therepubliq

    therepubliq has been that quiet strength in the Chamber. Chase, owner of therepubliq have donated countless hours to aid in production of The Agenda, consistently shares AGLCC events on social media and was the other half of the partnership that made the SxSW #BigGay Kickoff party a huge success.





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